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Amor et Virtute - songs associated with Walter Raleigh, with Musicke in the Ayre

Friday February 23, 2018 at 18:30
National Portrait Gallery, London
Free admission – no ticket required

  1. Time stands still - John Dowland
  2. Now, o now I needs must part - John Dowland
  3. Tobacco is like Love - Tobias Hume
  4. Can she excuse my wrongs - John Dowland
  5. It was a time when silly bees could speak - John Dowland
  6. O Sweet Woods - John Dowland
  7. O grief, from Songs of mourning - John Cooper (Coperario, Coprario)
  8. All lookes be pale, harts cold as stone, from First Booke of Ayres - Thomas Campion
  9. What tears, dear Prince - Robert Ramsey
  10. Like hermit poor - Nicholas Lanier
  11. What is our life? - Orlando Gibbons
  12. My thoughts are winged with hope - John Dowland
  13. Now what is love - Robert Jones
  14. Un sarao de la chacona - Juan Aranes
  15. Pasacalle: La folie, 'Yo soy la locura' - Henri de Bailly

Soprano Gillian Wormley joins Din Ghani with his lute for Musicke in the Ayre's 6th appearance at the National Portrait Gallery in a programme marking the 400th anniversary of the death of Sir Walter Raleigh. As well as songs based on his poetry, they include some associated with other significant personages (Queen Elizabeth, the Earl of Essex, Prince Henry to name a few) and with the New World that he was fascinated with. Composers represented include John Dowland, Robert Jones, Tobias Hume, Nicholas Lanier, Orlando Gibbons.

Entry is free, early arrival recommended!

National Portrait Gallery
St Martin's Place
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